Police issue update on M65 closure
Police officers remain at the scene of the M65 motorway this morning after receiving reports of concern for safety of a person on a bridge.
The westbound carriageway between junctions eight and nine of the Hapton/Padiham turnoff remains closed while officers deal with the incident.
Police officers were called out at 9-30am and the road closure was put in place immediately.
Motorists are advised to avoid the area if possible.